Monthly archives: April, 2007

Volcano Boy Reviews “All of the Time”

While listening to Luke MacNeil’s tune All of the Time, there was something that I couldn’t put my finger on. It has all of the color, emotion and execution of the contemporary singer/songwriter, but there is something else there. Then I read through his web site and I think I have figured it out. The…


How I got started with linux.

Some people who don’t know me, don’t know that I’m a computer geek. Others are well aware. But when I say computer geek, that does not mean I will come to your house and clean the spyware of your windows PC. Really. Don’t ask. When I say I "work with computers"… that does not mean…


New Website.

I've gone and got myself bored enough to redesign the website again. This new and improved site based on [[Joomla]] will offer people a chance to be a little more interactive. There's a forum to discuss local music, venues, whatever. I've also added a section for computers, since I'm also a computer geek. I'll post…


Back to Basics

“‘Under Covers’ couldn’t be a more compelling look into that evolution. Featuring versions of songs by such disparate artists as Radiohead, Tool and Pink Floyd, the album shows MacNeil striking an expert balance between the pathos of the original tunes and his own brooding style.” – The Metrowest Daily News. In an age where music…


Songwriter took years to find his inner voice

“Ranging from rumbling low notes to sweet highs, from soulful, rolling refrains to jazzy scats, his voice rides through a song like a fine-tuned car on an open road. And local folk venues are just now starting to notice.” – The Boston Globe The “singer” part of becoming a singer/songwriter was the hitch for Luke…